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April Amble around Amwell

Date: 14 April

Time: 11:00

Location: Amwell Nature Reserve


This walk takes in a leisurely yet scenic route which explores the areas of Stanstead Abbotts, Amwell and Ware. Tucked away by the quiet Hertfordshire village of Stanstead Abbotts, this walk will take in three lakes and a wet woodland area as well as a stroll along the Navigation. You will visit the most northerly point of the Lee Valley Regional Park in Ware.

First main stop is Amwell Nature Reserve, situated south of Ware it supports internationally important numbers of wildfowl and is one of four sites in the park that combine to form the Lee Valley Special Protection Area (SPA). You will return on the loop along the New River footpath and follow the flow of the water back in towards London.

This will be a wildlife abundant walk during the spring. Bring your binoculars and the guides will show you many species of bird and other wildlife as you walk round.

This walk has plenty to see and explore so grab your boots and wellies and join us

Walk Info

  • The length of this walk is 7.5km (4.6 miles) and can take between 2 to 3 hours

  • Part of this walk is along unsurfaced footpaths and is not suitable for wheelchairs or buggies.

  • The meeting point for this walk is outside Ware Railway Station (parking charges apply).

  • Nearest postcode: SG12 9UT

  • What3words: ///stops.above.legs

Essential Info

  • Bring some water and snacks to keep you going

  • Dogs are allowed but must be kept on a lead

  • Bring a camera or some binoculars to really take the scenery in

  • Make sure you wear suitable and comfortable clothing for the walk

  • NOTE: meeting location will be outside Ware Railway Station

Getting here

Plan your journey – postcode SG12 9UT

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